Naval Architect

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • As a Naval Architect you are responsible for delivery of the naval engineering work scope of a pro-ject within time & budget;
  • You will design and perform hydrostatic, hydrodynamic and structural analyses on FPSOs;
  • You work closely together with engineers and draftsmen both within and outside the Naval & Marine section;
  • You report to the Lead Engineer on progress, set backs and concerns and signal technical risks and anomalies in projects to your Section Head;
  • You reply to queries from Site, Client, Certifying Authority and Subcontractors on time;
  • If necessary, you perform activities abroad or on Site (shipyard).


  • An analytically strong Naval Architect with good communication skills;
  • You have a Bachelor’s or Masters’ degree in Naval Architecture or Offshore Engineering;
  • Between 0 and 8 years of experience in the offshore industry;
  • You have experience or affinity with hydrostatic, hydrodynamic, finite element and fatigue analysis;
  • Experience with programming languages like VBA, Matlab or Python;
  • Knowledge of relevant international design codes and Class regulations;
  • Able to work independently and organize your own work;
  • Good understanding of the English language, verbally as well as in writing.

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01 // Relocation arrangements

If you are relocating to the Netherlands for this position, then we will take all of the hassle involved out of your hands. Based on your family situation and country of origin, STAR will make all the relocation arrangements required to give you a smooth, carefree start.

02 // Education and development

Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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